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hospitalized in baltimore. there are reports that his vital organs are failing and that his conditioning worsening. he purchased the cleveland browns in 1961 and ended up moving the team to baltimore in 1996. the relocation made him a hero in charm city but not much so in cleveland. he still holds a 1% piece of the rav an. >>> judy blume is opening up about her breast cancer diagnosis. on her blog yesterday, the 74- year-old said she underwant a mastectomy and reconstruction surgery after finding out she had the disease earlier this summer. she says her cancer was not detected by a mammogram or regular physical exam because she has dense breast tissue. her message for women is to get a sonogram. >>> can you take out your cell phone and record what police officers are doing in public even if they are fighting with a suspect. >> one man is suing d.c. police over just such a case. that story is coming up plus your weather and traffic. stay with us.  >>> welcome back. gwen is here, got the latest on the weather for us. i'm just waiting to get through this summer. feel like
breaking news from baltimore this morning where several media outlets are reporting that former ravens owner art modell has died. he had been hospitalized yesterday at johns hopkins for organ failure. modell purchased the cleveland browns in 1961 and ended up moving the team to baltimore in 1996. that move made him a hero in charm city, but made him hated back in cleveland. the 87-year-old modell still held a 1% stake in the raifns. he served as -- ravens. he served as president of the nfl in the 1960s, overseeing the first negotiations of contracts with players and he was key in getting monday night football games on tv. >> what a huge name in our area. >> football. >> yeah, football. >>> it is 7:16. gwent is here to talk about this thursday weather. >> hot and sticky, you're going to want to be prepared, pump up the ac today. drink lots of water, that's the key thing in terms of our forecast. let's begin with the fox 5 accuweather radar and we'll show you what's going on because we have some rain that's developed. we're not talking a total washout here, folks, but some of you will c
this morning from baltimore. former ravens owner art modell has died. he passed away early this morning after a brief hospital stay at johns hopkins. modell bought the cleveland browns in 1961 and moved the team to baltimore in 1996. that move made him a hero in charm city but it made him hated back in cleveland. maryland governor martin o'malley issued a statement that says in part, quote, art brought the game and spirit of football back to baltimore. he helped reinvigorate baltimoreans' sense of pride in their team and their city. art modell was 87 years old. >>> checking headlines now and beginning overseas, two american soldiers died in afghanistan yesterday when their army scout helicopter crashed in the eastern part of the nation. also the afghan defense ministry fired hundreds of afghan soldiers in an investigation into insider attacks against nato trainers following a rash of green on blue killings. afghanistan is reevaluating soldiers to stop the attacks. >>> hurricane isaac's aftermath is posing big problems for fishermen. some waterways are clogged with debris which has blocked the
thurgood marshall. we are starting out this morning with temperatures at 73 in annapolis. 69 at baltimore. 73 at quantico. d.c. is at 72. 66 in martinsburg and 67 degrees at dulles. so overall, it will be fairly nice today. mostly sunny. we are looking at 90 degrees. winds from uth the soat five to 10 miles per hour. one our models wants to bring us a little light shower between the 4:00 and 6:00 hour to our northwest. then we'll keep an eye on that. so far, i think it is looking pretty good but a wet saturday. guess what. it is not a weekend washout. so we'll have some changing conditions for you then and wait until you see the full seven-day forecast. i think some of our views are might like that. >> i hope so. i'm banking on that seven-day forecast because it has been so rainy. >> we do great with deposits. you just keep doing that. >> all right, james wright. what is happening on the roads this morning. >> we do have some problems to report. let's start off with metrorail and then we'll get to the crew in sky fox. if you are traveling metro's orange line, this is where we had problems
at guantanamo bay for six years. >>> the 17-year-old perry hall high school student shot in baltimore on the first day of classes is finally hope now. he was randomly hit by a bullet when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. the suspect is due in court for a bail review later this week. >>> it has been two and a half weeks since a 17-year-old girl from kettering was killed in her home on chartsey street. police are still searching for a suspect and motive. last night, hundreds of residents packed the community cent are to get an update on the murder of amber stanley. bridge county police hosted the meeting asking for help in solving the case. amber stanley was shot and killed after an armed man broke into her home. her mother attended last night's meeting and is hoping someone will step forward with information. >> we need help. we need the community to pull together and get this person or persons, whoever did this horrendous murder, that killed my baby, my baby girl. >> detectives want anyone who may have seen or heard anything unusual on the night of august 22nd to contact
of showers and thunderstorms up in baltimore and northern sections of baltimore county. that's been a bit of a hotspot this evening. they keep forming storm after storm up there. we have been dry in town. you can see around charlottesville some pretty good rain. this is moving north of 64 now. parts of culpeper county are beginning to get in on the act and again this rain will continue to move up and through. it's not in the metro area now, but i suspect as it holds together, it will at least bring a few showers through here 1:00, 2:00 in the morning. 79 degrees now, 75 for gaithersburg, 82 for quantico. dew points are extremely high and here in town it just jumped up to 74 degrees. 76 for fredericksburg and culpeper the dew point is 75. what we're dealing with here, remnants of isaac and we're still east of what is left of isaac, so we continue with this unsettled pattern, showers, thunderstorms, muggy conditions lingering. it does look like we'll be a little bit drier as we start getting into thursday and friday before more showers and thunderstorms come back into the forecast as we get
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national airport. 74 at baltimore. 77 in annapolis. 72 fredericksburg to the south. 76 at dulles. 73 at culpeper. fairly mild. looking for a high of 90 degrees today. a very light southerly wind from 5 to 10 miles per hour. mostly sunny skies. we do have a slight chance, maybe around the 4:00, 5:00 of a light passing shower. we'll watch that. overall, mainly dry conditions across the entire region. the weekend, some changes are coming. talking about a wet saturday, but not a weekend washout. i think you'll be happy to see what we've got going on at the end of the weekend. and as well, that all important seven-day forecast. i'll have all the details in a little bit. back to you. >>> thank you. president barack obama asked the nation to trust him with a second term. he wrapped up the democratic national convention in charlotte last night. >> president obama told the delegates in the hall and the nation watching at home that the nation has a fundamental choice in november. nicole collins is live with the top story. >> reporter: good morning. in the last few minutes new job numbers have
economy. >>> football fans and family members today morning the loss of former baltimore ravens owner art modell. the team said he died at johns hopkins hospital where he was admitted yesterday for unknown reasons. there is no word on the cause of his death. modell was an nfl owner for four decades and considered one of the most influential people in the league and moved from brown to -- the browns to baltimore and changeed the name to the ravens in 1986. he was 87. >>> new details about the wild animal that attacked a woman in northern virginia. the rabid nutri britt jenkins an 83-year-old woman as she was swimming in lake barcross in fairfax county. initial reports indicate the beaver bit the woman but it was a nurse -- nutria, a rodent- like animal that looks similar to a beaver. she was taken to the hospital for treatment. >>> and taking a live look outside. we have seen some rain and some clouds throughout the day and that is not as hot, although it was muggy. gary, it's muggy out there. >> and very muggy, especially since we ended up with the showers that moved through this morning
but in the end, ryan hunter ray took the checkered flag. >> it doesn't seem like baltimore when you watch that race. >> it doesn't seem race friendly but they're professionals and they know what they're doing. >> still plenty ahead, weather, traffic and all your top stories. >> fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. >>> good morning on this monday. labor day, september 3rd, taking a live look at the capitol dome this morning. nice and bright there as we take a look. the problem is it isn't as nice and fun outside this morning. it is nice and thick out there, humid start to your day. good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. with that humidity comes all the bugs and mosquitos that make it really unpleasant to go outside and enjoy. >> it was a tough weekend weather-wise. >> it was. >> tough in here. i tried to put the jacket on but had to take it off. going to be another uncomfortable day. i know it is a holiday an effect wants to play. up fortunately, you will be dodging raindrops. >> all day? >> a good portion of the day. >> good day to stay inside and maybe
, current temperatures, 66 at reagan national, 64 baltimore, 67 at annapolis, 64 fredericksburg, 61 degrees at winchester, 63 at dulles, and 59 degrees at frederick. so a pretty refreshing start to your day. a lot cooler than it has been over the course of the past couple of weeks or so. no shortage of sunshine in my forecast today. by midday 74 degrees. you will have to deal with some winds today. they will be pushing in from the northwest and we'll get a little bit gusty by this afternoon picking up to at least 25 miles per hour. so be prepared for that. but overall, we are not doing too badly and we're talking a high today of 78 degrees. back to you. >>> our big story this morning, you couldn't have scripted it any better for robert griffin iii. the 21-year-old lived up to the hype and threw for two touchdowns and ran for 42 yards. >> fellow rookie alfred morris led the ground attack with two touchdowns. the redskins won 40- 32. >> we could have scored a few more points but nothing is ever perfect. so you know there were some passes i wish i had back. there are some plays i wish i had ba
tomorrow and still sunny enough, 82 quantico, 76 annapolis, baltimore about 79 and martinsburg, i expect your high temperature to come in right around 80 degrees. we want to show you the weekend manner. we've got this front that will come through. it looks like most of the action is overnight and not much action. i think the front will run out of moisture. saturday maybe an early morning cloud, but i think sun will break through and a temperature of 78 degrees with a refreshing breeze out of the northwest. sunday about the same temperature, but we start out sunny and might cloud up later at night. that's from a system that will be developing down to the gulf coast that might start moving toward our area for monday. the weekend now looks really good, so nice that maybe you're tempted to take advantage of ocean city this weekend. the water is about 74 degrees. it will be partly sunny both days. notice the wind direction out of the northeast at 10. that's why those temperatures are similar to the water temperature at 74, our air temperature at ocean city this weekend between 75 and 78 degre
. here comes machado. o's win 3-2. celebrate, baltimore, you're tied with the yankee as top the al avenue. >>> when we return, robert griffin, iii wasn't the only rookie to shine in new orleans sunday. we're talking about alfred morris and his inspiration for a touchdown celebration when we come back. [ male announcer ] for the dreamers... and those well grounded. for what's around this corner... and the next. there's cash flow options from pnc. solutions to help businesses like yours accelerate receivables, manage payments, and help ensure access to credit. because we know how important cash flow is to reaching your goals. pnc bank. for the achiever in you. pnc bank. looks like it's going to start a so little late...ng um, but i uh... (interupting) oh okay - okay yup that's fine. excuse me - sorry. yes! vo: from the new, to the hard to find: when it's on your mind, it's on ebay™. but it makes millions off west marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousand
, but finally cooler weather. >> it was pretty dramatic. i know you saw those storms coming in up in baltimore inner harbor. check this out. >> how about that. >> it looks like a special effect from a movie. >> it does have a funny filler, but it pulls out the detail. it's really it looked like. >> i was at the nats game. we were at the top of 9th and i was watching the fox 5 weather app and said let's go and we went running because we saw the curtain of black coming across. we got on the ground dry but not to the car. those were some violent storms, not to the level of the derecho but left over 100,000 without power and many funnel reports seen over the course of four hours but no confirmation of any touchdown here. i know they saw him a couple in i think prince george's county and also chantilly. they checked out reston and lorton areas and there were no reports of confirmed tornadoes touching down, but you definitely saw some funnels and i definitely saw rotation. here's what we got in the wake of those violent storms, high temperature today of 77 degrees, boston 69, buffalo 70s. they'll se
-run homer for reynolds, his 17th of the year, all baltimore would need. the only thing that went wrong was out of the o's control. it began to rain, but there were issues closing the roof, so it rained inside the dome, but the rain didn't ruin the orioles. they bolt the jays 12-0 and are -- beat the jays 12-0 and are tied for first place with the yankees who beat the rays 5-2. >>> after the break who will be the redskins' starting running back? only one person knows. how does that affect the players themselves? that story is next. >>> mike shanahan is the one man who knows who his starting running back is. i say that because the players themself at least as of monday had not been told and we are five days away from the season opener in new orleans. the release of tim hightower leaves three running backs on the water with little experience, one of them evan royster currently list ad top the depth chart -- listed atop the depth chart competing with roy helu. the starter has yet to be named. is evan okay with that? >> i think it's good as a whole because i think it makes us all compete an
. cumberland, we expect you to come in at 47 degrees and baltimore and annapolis in the low 50s overnight. of course we are being ruled by high pressure. it's hard to find a cloud around. just a couple high, thin clouds. slowly starts to make its way to the coast and as it does that, we get more of a south wind and that begins the process of warming us up a little bit. a bit above average. average is 81 degrees. check out the future cast as we go forward in time. showing you the high pressure dominating, which we can see. wednesday, tomorrow night, we'll have a couple showers showing up through the midwest. as we run this all the way out to thursday, still lots of sunshine for us, not much in the way of cloud cover, but watch what happens as this line tries to get closer on friday evening. it really breaks up. maybe we get a couple showers out of that on saturday and some of the moisture down to our south. a break on sunday and maybe a few more showers on monday, tuesday. your fox 5 seven-day forecast, a nice run with a couple showers possible on saturday. dry air for sunday and a little
now nice light volume. the trip leaving baltimore down toward the capital beltway. here you are near 212, no issues for you. no accidents or incidents to report. in howard county we did have a road closure. that's because of a fire at mel's liquor store. crews have blocked off the road for several hours. >>> let's move along to traffic land. outer loop and new hampshire avenue, nobody out there. no delays. things also looking good on the beltway in prince georges county. we had an earlier wreck westbound between 123 and route 50 but that's cleared out of the way. 95 and 395 no worries for you. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. allison. >> thanks. the big story more severe flooding in a dc neighborhood. residents have been hit four times since july. live in the blooming dale area with the latest on what is an on going problem. we just feel for those folks. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. hardship for a lot of the people in this neighborhood cleaning up not once but four times as you mentioned over the last few months. they are watching that rain in the forecast t
for a memorial fund set up in his name. >>> a judge has postponed a bail hearing for a baltimore teenager charged with shooting another teenager on the first day of school. the attorney for the teen requested the delay, saying the teen had been on suicide watch while being treated at a psychiatric hospital. the judge granted the delay pending a mental health assessment. he is accused of opening fire at a cafeteria. one of the bullets his a 17- year-old in the back. that young man is expected to be okay. tony? >>> listen up, if you are riding metro this weekend, five orange line stations will be closed this week for track work. they are new carol ton, landover, sheafier le, dean wood and minnesota avenue. track work also will take place on the red and blue lines. details on the closings on our web site. go to myfoxdc.com and click on web links. >>> meanwhile, a major breakthrough for metro. a new monitoring system to detect problems on the rails in real time. it was created to the crash three years ago that killed nine people. this animation shows what happened. notice as the front train enters th
in baltimore today to discuss how power companies handled the widespread outages from june's derecho. at 10 a.m. officials will meet with representatives from five companies including pepco and bge. the storm left hundreds of thousands of people in the dark. it took days to get all the power restored. >>> tonight, angry drivers will have one time chance to sound off about the proposed dulles toll road rate hikes. it will be the third opportunity in a series of scheduled public hearings. the airport authority's plan would double toll prices by 2015 in order to pay for the silver line metro to dulles. the meeting is at springhill elementary school in mcclain beginning at 5:00. >>> in just about an hour, the washington national cathedral will be holding a memorial service in honor of astronaut neil armstrong. the first man on the moon passed away last month at the age of 82. michael collins the apollo 11 command module pilot and eugene certain anyone the apollo 17 mission commander and the last man to walk on the moon are scheduled to participate in the service. the cathedral is home to a lunar
at this time. >>> a 17-year-old boy shot on the first day of school in baltimore county woke up at home this morning after spending two weeks in the hospital. police say daniel was randomly hit when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. he has down syndrome and said he was excited to play with his dog, make tacos and watch the ravens game last night. he also says he would like to go back to school, although his parents say they haven't looked that far ahead. >>> 8:08. still ahead during the 8:00 hour, dramatic new video from the wisconsin temple shooting. we are going to show you what happened when the first officer arrived at the scene. >> but first, prince george's county executive rushern baker will join us live to explain how the maryland suburb is changing the way it takes care of your child's health at school. >> stay with us. we'll be right back. 4g lte has the fastest speeds. so let's talk about coverage. based on this chart, who would you choose ? wow. you guys take a minute. verizon, hands down. i'm going to show you guys another chart. pretty obvious. i don't think co
headed towards the beltway. soil on the washington baltimore parkway. delay in and out river dale continuing inbound on new york city avenue. people hit me on twitter asking me about 5 this among. we had some problem on route 5. accident activity as you travel north bound trying to make your way past mattawoman beantown. we had the crash along 210 at livingston road and marshall hall. that's clear. again, northbound 5. slow moving trip southbound on the george washington parkway approaching key bridge. that's where we have the crash. that's the check of the fox 5 on time traffic. >> julie, thanks. the h street festival kicks off. >> holly will tell you why you want to stop by. >> you do want to stop by. you will learn something about this city that you didn't know before. a lot of this has to do with the new greater h street heritage trail. we are stopping by a few of those stops. this is the first one coming here. we'll talk about that, the festival and why you want to be a part of it coming up next. stay with us. heavy load in america. but mitt romney plan, a middle class to $2,
towards vienna. 19 minutes to georgia avenue. southbound baltimore-washington parkway slow to powdermill. the long haul on southbound 270. live picture at falls road, over an hour commute 85 buck tis town 85 to montrose road 75 miles an hour. >>> laroche, did it stay fair? another home run. >> the nats continue their winning ways 2-1 over the cubs yesterday. adam with his 25th homer of the year. detwiler pitched seven shutout innings 10 days before the team shuts down ace stephen strasburg for the season. >>> in college football, virginia tech kicked off the new season on a high note against georgia tech. the hokies blew a late 4th quarter lead but came from behind to beat the yellowjackets 20-17 in overtime. they got a 41-yard field goal to tie it at the end of regulation then kicked 17 yards to win it in overtime. >>> it's one of the biggest debates during every grocery trip. organic on conventional is coming up, still at 7:00, the new study with surprising results that could help you decide if it's worth extra money. >> later we'll check in with holly morris live in alexandria this mo
with the rush hour. >> and we have had delays southbound on the baltimore washington parkway. our friend sandy is checking in here headed from the veteran's parkway and heading southbound. heading past prince georges hospital. and thank you very much, scorpio, 767 fridge -- 767 for checking in here and continuing to pennsylvania avenue, and of course, inbound new york avenue below speed here as well and this is bandit, who checked in with the delay at a complete standstill across the anacostia and to the traffic light at bladensberg road and southbound along 270 and with lanes open. you will find yourself below speed as you continue to work your trip out of germantown and to the split. that is a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. more of the fox 5 morning news after the break.  that fridge in your kitchen may have crossed this bridge. your new car probably rode these rails. that shipment you just received was tracked by satellite. we build and maintain. we invest and innovate. so we can deliver what america needs. this year alone, freight rail companies plan to spend twenty-th
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